Fine Japanese works art auction at Bonhams highlights New York Asia Week

NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams will be participating in Asia Week 2012, which brings together a variety of art outlets to celebrate Asian art from China, India, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. Bonhams will highlight this week with three previews and auctions located at its New York headquarters at 580 Madison. Bonhams will offer a choice selection of Japanese art on March 20, with highlights featuring a private collection of superb lacquer from a California collector, along with Meiji ceramics by Yabu Meizan and other studio ceramic artists. A fine group of cloisonné enamels will also be offered, including works by Namikawa Yasuyuki and Hayashi Kodenji. Bonhams will also show a second selection of prints and oil paintings conceived by the iconic printmaker Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950), following the strong results generated in the Bonhams Japanese sale last autumn. This single-owner